LIBRES: Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal

ISSN 1058-6768
March, 1997

Quarterly
Volume 7, Issue 1



TABLE OF CONTENTS


Research and Applications Section
(peer-reviewed)

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Designing an Ergonomic Circulation Desk: A Case Study

Scott Seaman
Norlin Library
University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, USA
seaman@spot.colorado.edu

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Data Sources for Library and Information ScienceResearch
Presentation for Library Research Seminar I
November 1-2, 1996 Florida State University Tallahassee, Florida USA


Robin Rice
Special Librarian, Data and Program Library Service
University of Wisconsin-Madison, WISC, USA
rice@dpls.dacc.wisc.edu

 


Essays and Opinions Section

Library Cafes: Next Logical Step

William Pierce
Salina Public Library
Kansas, USA

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The Nature of Journals of Librarianship: A Review

Gaby Haddow
Curtin University of Technology
Perth, Western Australia
gaby@biblio.curtin.edu.au


Reviews Section

 

A Dictionary of Ancient Egypt
Margaret Bunson. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
&
A Dictionary of the Roman Empire.
Margaret Bunson. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.
Reviewed by: Elizabeth Malia.

Television: an International History.
Anthony Smith, ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1995.
Reviewed by: Elizabeth Malia.

SLA Biennial Salary Survey.
L. Sayer. (Comp. & ed.). Washington, DC: Special Libraries Association, 1996.
Reviewed by: Marylou Hale.

Women Composers: Music Through the Ages,
Volume 1. Composers Born Before 1599.
Edited by Martha Furman Schleifer and Sylvia Glickman.
NY: G.K Hall, 1996.
Reviewed by: Barbara Cressman

Dada: The Coordinates of Cultural Politics.
Stephen C. Foster (ed.). New York: G.K. Hall, 1996.
Reviewed by: Terry Skeats.

Index to Black Periodicals 1995.
New York: G.K. Hall & Co., 1996.
Reviewed by: Kimberly Hill

 


NEWS FROM OTHER JOURNALS SECTION

 

1. version 6 of the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

2. Call for contributions to a special issue of Interacting with Computers

3. Vol 2, no. 2 of Information Research

4. D-Lib Magazine:
October 1996
November 1996
January 1997

5. ERCIM News - special theme issue on "Digital Libraries"

6. ARL announces Transforming Libraries

7. Journal of Internet Cataloguing

8. New Review Journal: Counterpoise

9. InterNIC News, vol 1, issue 8, Nov 1996

10. JASIS
December 1996
February 1997
March 1997
April 1997

11. The Information Society
12 (3)
12 (4)
13 (1)

12. Current Cites, Feb 1997

13. New: International Journal on Digital Libraries

14. JoDI (Journal of Digital Information)



NEWS and ANNOUNCEMENTS SECTION

 

NEWS: Table of Contents

1. International Graduate Summer School (IGSS) on Electronic Libraries
Department of Information and Library Studies, University of Wales

2. IAT Infobits - October 1996

3. Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography

4. Electronic Government Information - UK and Europe

5. Government of Canada GILS Pilot Project

6. Two new CIRCIT Policy Research Papers

7. Telematics for libraries

8. Distributed Digital Library in Germany

9 The Scout Report - November 22, 1996

10. The Web version of BL Res and Innov. Report 10, Information Behaviour

11. World list of departments, etc...

12. US researchers: major research instrumentation program

13. InfoTrends IS Issue 60

14. Text retrieval Conference (Jan - November 1997)

15. Book and CDROM - Proc 2nd International Conference on Distance Education in Russia

16. eLib supporting study call: collection description

17 National Library of Australia SCOAP Guidelines


CONFERENCES and MEETINGS SECTION

 

CONTENTS

MEETING 1 ) 13-16 APRIL 1997
CAUSE IN AUSTRALASIA 97
Second Call for papers
Melbourne Australia

MEETING 2) 14-16 APRIL 1997
ICCC/IFIP CONFERENCE ON ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING
Call for papers
University of Kent at Canterbury, UK

MEETING 3) 21-23 APRIL 1997
THE ROLE OF LIBRARIANS IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
First announcement and call for papers
Slovenia

MEETING 4 ) 6-8 MAY 1997
ELVIRA 4: THE 4TH UK DIGITAL LIBRARIES CONFERENCE
First call for submissions
Milton Keynes, UK

MEETING 5) 6-9 MAY 1997
IASSIST/IFDO'97 DATA FRONTIERS IN THE INFOSCAPE
Odense, Denmark

MEETING 6 ) 7-9 MAY 1997
AUSTRALIAN WWW TECHNICAL CONFERENCE
Call for participation
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

MEETING 7) 7-9 MAY 1997
IEEE ADL'97 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ADVANCES IN DIGITAL LIBRARIES
Advance program
Library of Congress, Washington, DC, USA

MEETING 8 ) 12-14 MAY 1997
SCHOOL FOR SCANNING: PRESERVATION AND ACCESS IN A DIGITAL WORLD
Berkeley, California, USA

MEETING 9) 12 - 15 MAY 1997
8TH JOINT EUROPEAN NETWORKING CONFERENCE (JENC8)
Call for papers
Edinburgh, Scotland

MEETING 10) 13-15 MAY 1997
NATIONAL ONLINE MEETING 1997
Call for papers
New York Hilton, USA

MEETING 11) 26-27 MAY 1997
1ST INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON COMPUTATIONAL SEMIOTICS
First announcement and call for papers
Leonardo da Vinci University, Paris, France.

MEETING 12) 3 - 5 JUNE 1997
IDT 97
Call for papers
Paris, France

MEETING 13) 7-15 JUNE 1997
FOURTH INTERNATION CONFERENCE: "CRIMEA 97"
Second announcement and call for papers
Yalta, Republic of Crimea, Ukraine

MEETING 14) 16-18 JUNE 1997
6TH INTERNATIONAL STUDY CONFERENCE ON CLASSIFICATION RESEARCH:
KNOWLEDGE ORGANIZATION FOR INFORMATION RETRIEVAL
University College, London, UK

MEETING 15) 18-19 JUNE 1997
SHIMR 97 - THIRD INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON HEALTH INFORMATION MANAGEMENT RESEARCH
Call for papers
Sheffield, England, UK

MEETING 16) 18-22 JUNE 1997
CANADIAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE
Abstracts for papers
Ottawa, Canada

MEETING 17) 20 - 21 JUNE 1997
INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON TECHNOLOGY AND SOCIETY 1997
(ISTAS'97)
Call for papers
University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland

MEETING 18) 23-24 JUNE 1997
2ND INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON NETWORKED LEARNER SUPPORT
Call for papers
Sheffield England

MEETING 19) 26 JUNE - 3 JULY 1997
REFERENCE RESEARCH FORUM AT THE ALA CONFERENCE
Call for papers
San Francisco, USA

MEETING 20) 6-11 JULY 1997
INTL ASSN OF SCHOOL LIBRARIANSHIP, ASSN TEACHER LIBRARIANSHIP, Canada: Bridging the gap.
Call for proposals
University of BC, Vancouver, Canada

MEETING 21) 15-18 JULY 1997
SSD '97: 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SPATIAL DATABASES
Call for papers
Berlin, Germany

MEETING 22) 23-36 JULY 1997
ACM DIGITAL LIBRARIES '97
Call for participation
Philadelphia, Pa, USA

MEETING 23) 27-31 JULY 1997
SIGIR '97
Call for papers
Philadelphia, Pa, USA

MEETING 24) 10-22 AUGUST 1997
SECOND INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL ON THE DIGITAL LIBRARY
Tilburg University, The Netherlands

MEETING 25) 23-25 AUGUST 1997
IJCAI-97 WORKSHOP ON ONTOLOGIES AND MULTILINGUAL NLP
Call for submissions
Nagoya, Japan

MEETING 26) 24-29 AUGUST 1997
IFLA PRE SESSION: BRIDGING INFORMATION GAPS THROUGH TECHNOLOGY
Call for expressions of interest
Denmark

MEETING 27) 31 AUGUST - 5 SEPTEMBER 1997
IFLA PRE SESSION: WOMEN AND LIBRARIANSHIP
Call for papers
Copenhagen, Denmark

MEETING 28) late AUGUST 1997
IFLA PRE SESSION: SECTION OF SOCIAL SCIENCES OPEN SESSION
Call for papers
Copenhagen, Denmark

MEETING 29) 7-11 SEPTEMBER 1997
ECSCW '97: FIFTH EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON COMPUTER SUPPORTED COOPERATIVE NETWORK
2nd call for participation
Lancaster UK

MEETING 30) 7-11 SEPTEMBER 1997
2ND NORTHUMBRIA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON PERFORMANCE MEASUREMENT IN LIBRARIES AND INFORMATION SERVICES
Northumberland, England

MEETING 31) 8-17 SEPTEMBER 1997
ACADEMIC LIBRARY PLKANNING AND DESIGN: CHALLENGES FOR THE FUTURE
British Council International Seminar
Sunderland, England

MEETING 32) 14-17 SEPTEMBER 1997
D R H '97 (DIGITAL RESOURCES IN HUMANITIES)
Conference announcement
St Annes College, Oxford, England

MEETING 33) 16-17 SEPTEMBER 1997
SECOND IEEE METADATA CONFERENCE
Call for papers
NOAA, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA

MEETING 34) 26-28 SEPTEMBER 1997
THE ETHICS OF ELECTRONIC INFORMATION
Call for papers
University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, USA

MEETING 35) 27-28 SEPTEMBER 1997
THE FUTUREPROOF INDEXER
Katoomba, NSW Australia

MEETING 36) 13-17 OCTOBER 1997
INFO '97 IN CUBA
Havana, Cuba

MEETING 37) 15-18 OCTOBER 1997
COSIT '97: CONFERENCE ON SPATIAL INFORMATION THEORY
First call for papers
laurel Highlands, Pennsylvania, USA

MEETING 38) OCTOBER 97?
FID/II INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON SMEs
Lisbon, Portugal

(MEETING 39) 1-6 NOVEMBER 1997
ASIS 97
Call for participation
Washington, DC, USA

MEETING 40) 2 NOVEMBER 1997
CLASSIFICATION RESEARCH
Call for participation
Washington, DC, USA

MEETING 41) 2-12 NOVEMBER 1997
THE MANAGEMENT OF ARCHIVES AND RECORDS: THE IMPACT OF ELECTRONICS AND THE INTERNET
British Council International Seminar
Liverpool, England

MEETING 42) 13-14 NOVEMBER 1997
THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON GREY LITERATURE
Announcement
Luxembourg

MEETING 43) 11-17 OCTOBER 1998
49TH FID GENERAL ASSEMBLY, CONFERENCE AND CONGRESS
Preliminary announcement
New Delhi, India

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